How both Left and Right get it wrong
JANUARY 28, 2015 by ROBERT P. MURPHY
Liberals and conservatives alike fall for the three biggest taxation myths.
More compulsory schooling can mean less education for children in developing nations
JANUARY 27, 2015 by MIKE REID
The United Nations wants to get the world's children into government-approved classrooms, apparently regardless of what happens there.
A value-creating business is “social” whether it pursues an explicit social agenda or not
JANUARY 21, 2015 by MATTHEW MCCAFFREY
The market is an elaborate network of voluntary exchanges in which buyers and sellers constantly make each other better off. In that sense, all value-generating businesses are "social" enterprises.
Hint: It rhymes with Eff Bee Eye
JANUARY 20, 2015 by NICOLE KARDELL
The FBI wants direct access to your electronic life, in direct contravention of the Fourth Amendment.
Increasing economic growth means shrinking government
JANUARY 19, 2015 by JAMES A. DORN
Bigger government means slower economic growth. Has the United States reached the tipping point for economic decline?
Reflections on Cuba in a time of change
JANUARY 15, 2015 by MICHAEL MUNGER
Cuba is still waiting for victory. Recent events prompt reflections from a professor who has seen it all firsthand, and maybe even met folks who will see the country to better times.
Making the best of a bad situation
JANUARY 14, 2015 by ROBERT P. MURPHY
Complaints against surge pricing are actually laments against the cosmic fact of scarcity. Surge pricing makes the best of a bad situation.
It’s a choice between regulation by legislators or by consumers
JANUARY 14, 2015 by HOWARD BAETJER JR.
Government regulation is not the only kind of regulation; market forces also regulate. Recognizing this, communicating it to others, and getting the awareness into public discourse are key steps toward greater economic liberty.
The people against the powerful at the pump
JANUARY 13, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER
The price of gas is evidence of an emergent, not a designed, order.